Broadcasting from China: Tobacco Smoking Reduces the Odds of Psoriasis Improvement

Tobacco smoking is negatively associated with resolution of psoriasis symptoms, according to a study published in the April issue of Tobacco Induced Diseases.

Yan Qiang, from the School of Medicine at Tongji University in Shanghai, and colleagues explored the influence of smoking on treatment efficacy in patients with psoriasis. The analysis included 560 patients with psoriasis (72.9 percent were men).

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